Vegetarian Wines

Meat-avoiders, rejoice! Our suppliers have confirmed that the below wines are vegetarian (as per The Vegetarian Society's definition. For more information, take a look at our FAQ). Please note however that some may use egg whites and/or milk proteins in the clarifying (aka 'fining') process and are therefore not suitable for vegans. For wines suitable for vegans, click here.

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Half bottle of The Society's Claret 2018

Merlot-based fruity and unoaked claret supplied for over a quarter of a century by family-owned Maison Sichel. More >

£4.50
Half Bottle

£108
Case of 24
Due in 12-Jun Order Now
Product Code
QVT-CL222
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Merlot
Reviews (4) >

Half bottle of The Society's Muscadet Sevre et Maine sur Lie 2018

A fresh, ripe-fruited Loire Muscadet, which rests on its lees (yeasts leftover from fermentation) for extra texture and roundness. From Chéreau-Carré, this is the ideal accompaniment to shellfish, but with enough grip More >

£4.50
Half Bottle

£54
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-LO15182
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Muscadet
Reviews (2) >

Half bottle of Casa Ferreirinha Planalto Reserva, Douro 2018

A crisp, light, gently aromatic dry Portuguese white in a handy half bottle size. More >

£4.50
Half Bottle

£54
Case of 12
Out of stock
Sold out
No Longer Available
Product Code
QVT-PW7552
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Reviews (1) >

Half bottle of The Society’s Beaujolais-Villages 2018

Our bestselling Beaujolais every year and an easy win for your summer wine rack. The 2018 is classic Beaujolais-Villages, ripe yet fresh and balanced with an intense, vibrant black-fruit perfume. Take your Sunday roast More >

£4.95
Half Bottle

£118
Case of 24
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-BJ7902
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Gamay
Reviews (1) >

Half bottle of The Society's White Burgundy 2018

Ripe and round yet with a fresh finish, appley flavour and broad palate. Our best-loved wine for many years, this Mâcon white continues to rise above the ebb and flow of fashion. It is now buyer Tim Sykes who works with More >

£5.95
Half Bottle

£142
Case of 24
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-BU72262
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay

Lascar Classic Merlot 2019

2019 is a lovely warm but not hot vintage for Chile and it shows here. Ripe, full and plump merlot with a hint of spice. More >

£5.95
Bottle

£71
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE10891
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Merlot
Reviews (1) >

Lascar Classic Central Valley Chardonnay 2019

This good-value unoaked Chilean chardonnay combines ripe tropical fruit flavours with a fresh, balanced palate, perfect for summer seafood. More >

£5.95
Bottle

£71
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE11151
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay
Reviews (4) >

Old Vines in Young Hands Tinto 2017

Easy drinking at a great price. This smooth, fragrant blend comes from old mixed-planted vineyards in the beautiful Douro Valley. More >

£5.95
Bottle

£35.50
Case of 6
Due in 17-Jun Order Now
Product Code
QVT-PW7961
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Reviews (16) >

Sabina Tempranillo, Navarra 2018

This consistently brilliant, charming Spanish red is one of our most popular wines. It has the lovely red fruit flavour that is typical of the tempranillo grape with much more body and richness than the modest price More >

£5.95
Bottle

£35.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SP14801
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Tempranillo

The Society's Southern Spanish Red, Jumilla 2019

Vibrant in colour, with crunchy red-fruit flavour and a touch of pepper, this inexpensive red really over-delivers on flavour. It comes from old monastrell vines in Jumilla, a small region near Alicante on the More >

£5.95
Bottle

£71
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SP15711
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Mourvedre
Reviews (1) >

Cruz de Piedra Macabeo, Calatayud 2019

Soft, fruity and easy-drinking white made from Spain's very own macabeo (aka viura) grape. This has a light touch with no oak to mask the clean white-fruit flavours. More >

£6.50
Bottle

£39
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SP15581
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Maccabeu
Reviews (2) >

Piemonte Cortese 2019

Produced in north-western Italy, this cortese (the grape also used for Gavi) is a light-bodied fresh lemon-scented, pear drop crisp dry white, perfect by the glass while cooking pasta. More >

£6.50
Bottle

£78
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT28751
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Cortese
Reviews (6) >

Grillo Sicilia Isola della Fiamma, Cantine Rallo 2019

Grillo, the fullest-flavoured of western Sicily's white grapes, has been given extra lift and zing by the addition of a small percentage of aromatic zibibbo. Honeysuckle and peach notes on the nose, with citrus on the More >

£6.50
Bottle

£39
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT28671
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Grillo
Reviews (2) >

Isola della Fiamma Nero d'Avola, Sicilia 2019

Sicily's nero d'Avola grape, grown here at relatively high altitude, keeps its fresh juicy blackberry and raspberry flavour. The addition of 10% syrah adds a little more structure and depth. More >

£6.50
Bottle

£39
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT28681
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Nero D'avola
Reviews (5) >

The Society's Vinho Verde 2019

Now under screwcap, this is a classic example of this delightfully light and easy-drinking Portuguese style, with a barely perceptible spritz and bright, fresh palate. More >

£6.95
Bottle

£41.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-PW8011
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Reviews (1) >

Percheron Chenin Blanc-Viognier, Western Cape 2019

Ripe and fruity semi-aromatic South African white from the successful Percheron stable, with fresh stone-fruit aroma balanced by creamy texture. More >

£6.95
Bottle

£83
Case of 12
Due in 11-Jun Order Now
Product Code
QVT-SA15371
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Chenin Blanc
Reviews (1) >

Duo Des Mers Sauvignon-Viognier, Vin de France 2019

Fragrant, fruity, dry and refreshing French white made with sauvignon from Gascony and viognier from the Languedoc.The two seas in question here are the Atlantic and Mediterranean, the former informing the sauvignon More >

£6.95
Bottle

£83
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC38711
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Sauvignon Blanc

Syrah-Mourvèdre, Côtes de Thongue, Domaine La Condamine L'Evêque 2019

From a very ripe vintage this is a succulent and fruity blend of 70% Syrah and 30% mourvèdre with fragrance, deep colour and a touch of spice. A southern French wine that proves just how well syrah and mourvèdre work More >

£6.95
Bottle

£83
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC38911
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Syrah Mourvedre
Reviews (3) >

The Society's Ruppertsberg 2018

The co-operative movement has historically been important in Germany and Ruppertsberg is easily one of the best and most reliable. This impeccably full, fruity white made from silvaner and riesling grapes is tailor made More >

£7.50
Bottle

£90
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-GE12371
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Sylvaner
Reviews (17) >

The Society's Claret 2018

With an almost unbroken run as our bestselling red, this fruity, unoaked merlot-based Bordeaux is the result of a long and fruitful partnership with the Sichel family, whose impeccable credentials include ownership and More >

£7.50
Bottle

£90
Case of 12
Due in 12-Jun Order Now
Product Code
QVT-CL221
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Merlot
Reviews (2) >

Tannat-Syrah ‘Aramis', Laplace, Vin de France 2017

The Laplace family are leaders in Madiran and have an innate understanding of the region’s tannat grape variety. This is their quaffing wine in which they add a little syrah. Ripe and deliciously fruity Gascon red with More >

£7.50
Bottle

£90
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC36011
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Tannat
Reviews (18) >

Hortas do Caseirinho White Frisante

Portugal may not be the first place you think of when looking for good fizz, but this is a delightful, delicate semi-sparkling white from the home of Vinho Verde which we reckon could give Prosecco a run for its money! More >

£7.50
Bottle

£45
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SG2571
Product Type
Sparkling Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
10.5%
Reviews (12) >

Percheron Shiraz-Mourvèdre, Swartland 2018

Trusty as the draught-horse on the label year in year out, this exuberant South African blend packs succulent spiced forest-fruits and more complexity than one dares expect at the price. More >

£7.50
Bottle

£90
Case of 12
Due in 11-Jun Order Now
Product Code
QVT-SA14611
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Syrah Mourvedre

Viña Zorzal Garnacha, Navarra 2019

A fresh and delicious Spanish garnacha from the region next door to Rioja, with bags of charm, red-berry fruit, plump texture and modest weight. A gem with grilled meats or paprika-spiked paella. More >

£7.50
Bottle

£45
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SP15691
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Grenache / Garnacha

Vittoria Pinot Grigio, IGT Venezie 2019

From the vine-growing region around Venice this charming pinot grigio has a little more flavour than most. With grapefruit and passionfruit aromas, this is bright and refreshing in style, with a mouthwatering finish. More >

£7.50
Bottle

£45
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT29331
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Gris

Half bottle of Soave, Pieropan 2019

Absolutely benchmark Soave from Italy's Veneto region, with an alluring white-flower bouquet, a touch of almond blossom and citrus. Every inch a Classico, though the daring use of the screwcap here denies it official More >

£7.50
Half Bottle

£90
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT29662
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Garganega
Reviews (4) >

The Society's Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine sur Lie 2018

A fresh, ripe-fruited Loire Muscadet, which rests on its lees (yeasts leftover from fermentation) for extra texture and roundness. From Chéreau-Carré, this is the ideal accompaniment to shellfish, but with enough grip More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-LO15181
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Muscadet
Reviews (1) >

Esporão Monte Velho Tinto, Alentejano 2019

A real success in the new vintage, this Portuguese gem is as deep in colour as ever, with lovely fragrant fruit and a smooth, fruity palate. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£47.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-PW8031
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%

Esporao Monte Velho Branco Alentejano 2019

More >

£7.95
Bottle

£47.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-PW8111
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Reviews (6) >

The Society's French Syrah 2018

Lovely, soft, fruity Rhône syrah with just a hint of freshly milled pepper. A pure expression of the grape in an exceptional vintage. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH53901
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Syrah / Shiraz
Reviews (18) >

The Society's Côtes-du-Rhône 2018

Ripe, full-bodied grenache-syrah blend from Vinsobres in the southern Rhône. Cool mountain breezes helped contain some of the ardour of the exceptional 2018 vintage, making this perennial favourite fresh as well as More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH53931
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Grenache Syrah

Parcelas Ecológico Monastrell, Yecla 2018

Ecológico means organic, which is how this parcel of monastrell (aka mourvèdre) from south-east Spain is managed. The result is rich, concentrated and with bags of ripe, healthy blueberry-fruit flavour. There's a lot of More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SP15641
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Mourvedre

The Wolftrap, Western Cape 2018

A robust, spicy, richly flavoured South African mix of syrah and mourvèdre, with a splash of viognier smoothening the palate nicely. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
Due in 15-Jun Order Now
Product Code
QVT-SA14751
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Syrah Mourvedre
Reviews (3) >

Viña Istria Malvazija 2018

A wine which brings the taste of Croatia's northern peninsula to you! Gentle, aromatic and dry and perfect on its own or with scallops. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£47.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CO81
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Malvasia
Reviews (2) >

Ruppertsberger Hoheburg Riesling Kabinett 2019

Great-value off-dry German Riesling from an excellent co-operative. Full-flavoured and peachy, succulent and long with well-balanced sweetness. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-GE13511
Product Type
White Wine
Style
3 (of 9): Dry, rich
Alcohol Level
9.5%
Dominant Grape
Riesling
Reviews (1) >

Syrah-Viognier L’Orangeraie, Pays d'Oc, Lorgeril 2019

A blend of red and white grapes in a red wine seems odd and yet is common practice in the Rhône Valley. Syrah and viognier are the best known of such pairings, used here in this fruity, full-bodied and sun-drenched red More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC38771
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Syrah / Viognier
Reviews (3) >

Undurraga Candelabro Rapel Carmenère 2019

Soft, full and generous black-fruited carmenère from the Rapel Valley in Chile. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE10931
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Carmenere
Reviews (1) >

The Society's Chilean Limarí Sauvignon Blanc 2019

This is a crisp sauvignon blanc with blackcurrant-leaf aromas and a refreshing palate, produced for us by Tabalí from their outstanding vineyard in the Talinay area of Limarí, planted on limestone soils just 12km from More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE11101
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Sauvignon Blanc

Undurraga Cauquenes Estate Maule Viognier-Roussanne-Marsanne 2019

50% viognier supplies peachy perfume and caressing texture while the 40% roussanne and 10% marsanne provide structure, lift and extra aromatic complexity in this delicious Chilean white. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE11141
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Viognier / Rousanne / Marsanne
Reviews (1) >

Château La Grave de Bertin Réserve, Bordeaux 2017

A well-balanced, supple and satisfying merlot-based claret from the well-respected Furt family’s property between Saint-Emilion and the city of Bordeaux itself. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CB5861
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Merlot
Reviews (1) >

Château Haut-Bardin, Bordeaux 2016

With plenty of sweet, ripe fruit, this merlot-dominant Bordeaux red is soft, rounded and spot-hitting. A very attractive blend of 70% merlot and 30% cabernet sauvignon.. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
Due in 01-Jul Order Now
Product Code
QVT-CB5341
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Merlot
Reviews (12) >

The Society’s Beaujolais-Villages 2018

With intense and vibrant black-fruit perfume, this is a classic Beaujolais-Villages with good balance and a ripe yet fresh palate. Tim Sykes blends this every year at Les Vins Aujoux, home of The Society’s White More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
Due in 16-Jun Order Now
Product Code
QVT-BJ7901
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Gamay
Reviews (2) >

Pinot Blanc, Cave de Turckheim 2018

Ripe and rounded Alsace pinot blanc in the new vintage, adaptable to a wide range of dishes and enjoyable with or without food. The perfect 'house' wine. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
Out of stock
Alternative Available >
Product Code
QVT-AL14801
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Blanc

Koyle Don Cande Itata Muscat 2018

Bright, fresh, taut Chilean muscat from old bush vines, about 60 years old, in the cool Itata region. This offers an intriguing and delicious contrast between muscat's intense grapy scent and a refreshing, crisp palate. More >

£8.25
Bottle

£99
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE10341
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Muscat
Reviews (1) >

Undurraga Finca Las Lomas Leyda Sauvignon Blanc 2019

The cool coastal Leyda region of Chile produces zesty, bright and vibrant sauvignon blanc. We made this blend together with Undurraga's gifted chief winemaker, Rafael Urrejola assembling four different wines from More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
Out of stock
Alternative Available >
Product Code
QVT-CE10941
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Sauvignon Blanc
Reviews (4) >

The Society's Chilean Pinot Noir, Leyda 2019

2019 was a ripe year in Chile, producing lovely black-cherry scented pinot noir with a fresh and bright palate. 78% was matured in barrels to soften the tannins and 22% was tank fermented and matured to capture the More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE10951
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir

Half bottle of Château de Beauregard, Fleurie Poncié 2018

From old vines planted high up in Fleurie, on the typical pink granite soils, this is a fine, perfumed Beaujolais cru with hallmark freshness and softness. In other words, classic Fleurie. More >

£8.50
Half Bottle

£204
Case of 24
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-BJ8212
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Gamay
Reviews (8) >

The Society’s Argentine Malbec 2019

Fruity, brambly and deservedly popular Argentine malbec which impresses with its round, soft, generous fruit flavours. More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AR4161
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Malbec / Cot
Reviews (3) >

Bleasdale The Wild Pear 2019

A delicious verdelho-dominant Australian blend from Bleasdale, in Langhorne Creek, which is easy-drinking with appealing citrus and white fruit aromas and a refreshing lick of spice on the finish. The perfect stand-by More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AU22341
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Verdelho

Cabardès, Château de Pennautier 2017

Deeply coloured, fruity, fresh-tasting and medium-bodied French red. Cabardès, just outside Carcassonne, is unusual in allowing both Bordeaux and Rhône varieties in the mix. There is some of the expressive More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC38791
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Merlot
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4.4.4. What type of cookies does The Wine Society use?

We use the following three types of cookies:

4.4.4.1. Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are required for the operation of our website, enabling you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services like shopping baskets or e-billing cannot be provided. Under this heading, we currently use the following cookies:

  • Authentication Cookie and Anonymous Cookie
    These cookies remember that you are logged in to your account – without them, the website would repeatedly request your login details with each new page you visit during your time on our website. They are removed once your session has ended.
  • Session Cookie
    These cookies are used to remember who you are as you use our site: without them, the website would be unable to tell the difference between you and another Wine Society member and facilities such as your basket and the checkout process would therefore not be able to function. They too are removed once your session has ended.

4.4.4.2. Functionality & Targeting/Tracking Cookies
These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our website and to provide enhanced features. This allows us to personalise our content for you. Under this heading, we currently use the following cookies:

  • Unique User Cookie
    This cookie is used to:
    • store your share number in order to identify that you have visited the website before. Without this cookie, we would be unable to tell whether you are a member or not.
    • record your visit to the website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We use this information to make our website, the content displayed on it and direct marketing communications we may send to you or contact you about more relevant to your interests.
    • This cookie expires after 13 months.
  • Peerius Cookies
    These third-party cookies are used to provide you with personalised recommendations based on your purchase and browsing history. They expire within 4 hours of your visit.

4.4.4.3. Performance/analytical cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information which identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works. Under this heading, we currently use the following cookies:

  • Google Analytics Cookies
    These are third-party cookies to enable Google Analytics to monitor website traffic. All information is recorded anonymously. Using Google Analytics allows The Society to better understand how members use our site and monitor website traffic.

4.4.4.4. Authentication Cookie
In order for us to ensure that your data remains secure it is necessary for us to verify that your session is authentic (i.e. it has not been compromised by a malicious user). We do this by storing an otherwise meaningless unique ID in a cookie for the duration of your visit. No personal information can be gained from this cookie.

4.4.5. How do you turn cookies off?

All modern browsers allow you to modify your cookie settings so that all cookies, or those types which are not acceptable to you, are blocked. However, please note that this may affect the successful functioning of the site, particularly if you block all cookies, including essential cookies. For example, In Internet Explorer, go to the Tools Menu, then go to Internet Options, then go to Privacy. Here you can change the rules your browser uses to accept cookies. You can find out more in the public sources mentioned below.

4.4.6. Learn more about cookies

4.4.7. Changes to our cookie policy

Any changes we may make to our cookie policy in the future will be posted on the website and, where appropriate, notified to you by email. Please check back frequently to see any updates and changes to our cookie policy.